Redbridge picked up a 2-1 victory over local rivals Woodford Town in George Christou’s first match in charge after being appointed last week.

Barkingside manager Steven Le Sage insists performances mean nothing without points as they head into a clash with Thurlow Nunn League Division One South title favourites White Ensign.

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views on the club’s 2-1 defeat to London rivals Arsenal.

Ilford manager Adam Peek says they must just focus on their own performance ahead of their clash with one of the Essex Senior League title favourites in Saffron Walden Town this weekend.

Manford Way sealed an emphatic 7-2 victory over Shoebury Town in their first league match of the season.

Newly-appointed Redbridge manager George Christou feels he has what it takes to be a success at the club after working alongside plenty of experienced managers.

Dagenham & Redbridge managing director Steve Thompson insists they need support to help survive if they must play games behind closed doors following the latest government announcement.

Carabao Cup: West Ham United 5 Hull City 1

West Ham confirmed that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen returned positive tests for COVID-19.

Leyton Orient’s third round Carabao Cup clash with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur is not taking place this evening as scheduled.
Discussions are ongoing between the relevant stakeholders in regards to the implications of the fixture not taking place tonight and a further update will be provided in due course.
Leyton Orient, the EFL and the relevant authorities are conducting a thorough review of the club’s covid-19 secure procedures with the view to re-opening the stadium and training ground as soon as possible.

Leyton Orient chairman Nigel Travis expects the Carabao Cup fixture against Tottenham Hotspur to be replayed after the club revealed a number of their first-team squad had tested positive for COVID-19 on the eve of their clash with Spurs.

Dagenham & Redbridge could have their season start date further delayed as it is understood that the new National League season will not start on October, 3 if fans are not able to attend.

Leyton Orient have received formal confirmation which shows that a number of our first-team squad have tested positive for COVID-19.

Leyton Orient centre-back Josh Coulson is excited ahead of an emotional Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham and believes the club have benefited from a clean slate this season.

Tottenham will auction their signed match shirts from Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game with Leyton Orient, with proceeds being donated to the JE3 Foundation, set up in the memory of Justin Edinburgh.

Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal were lucky to scrape a narrow victory over West Ham as Eddie Nketiah came off the bench to score the winner on a poor day at the office for the hosts.

Clapton sealed a 4-2 win over Thurlow Nunn First Division South outfit Brimsdown in their clash to progress into the next round.

Premier League: Arsenal 2 West Ham 1

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton was keen to give his players the credit they deserve after fighting back to seal a 2-2 draw against Mansfield Town.

League Two: Leyton Orient 2 Mansfield Town 2

Young West Ham United Women forward Jacynta Galabadaarachchi has joined Italian side Napoli on loan.

West Ham boss David Moyes has been impressed with Mikel Arteta’s start to management at Arsenal but is eager to provide a bump in the road when they face off this weekend.

Tributes paid to David Simpson

Friday, September 18, 2020

Tributes have been paid to former Dagenham & Redbridge club photographer and press secretary David Simpson, who has passed away aged 53.

Barkingside manager Steven Le Sage is hoping his side can dedicate a win to club president and former chairman of Ilford Sports Club George Hogarth who passed away last week.

Dagenham & Redbridge have been chosen to be the first pilot event for the National League as they host Concord Rangers in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday evening.

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views on the club’s performance during the opening weekend.

A controversial but entertaining encounter saw Woodford Town suffer their third league defeat at the hands of Sawbridgeworth Town with a score line of 3-2.

Midfielder Declan Rice became the youngster West Ham United player to reach 100 Premier League appearances when he faced Newcastle United, at the age of just 21 years and 242 days.

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton admitted it means ‘a hell of a lot’ to progress into the third round of the Carabao Cup where they will face Tottenham Hotspur.

Redbridge let a 2-0 lead slip as two injury time goals saw Sporting Bengal take all three points in a 3-2 victory at Oakside Stadium.

Dagenham & Redbridge were crowned Borough champions with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Barking at Mayesbrook Park.

The Hammers comfortably secured their place in next week’s Carabao Cup third round after they showed the willing and workmanlike Addicks the way to goal at London Stadium with three clinical strikes.

Carabao Cup: Leyton Orient 3 Plymouth Argyle 2

Micky Wetherall has admitted stepping away from his managerial role at Redbridge was not a decision that he took lightly.

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton has pointed out similarities between Danny Johnson and former striker Macaulay Bonne after his prolific start to the season.

A thumping 44th minute header from prolific Non League marksmen Leon McKenzie was all that separated Woodford Town from Isthmian League South Central Waltham Abbey in an absorbing FA Cup tie.

Manager Matt Beard said his West Ham United side must put Saturday’s disappointing defeat at home to Arsenal immediately behind them and focus on the season to come.

Premier League: West Ham United 0 Newcastle United 2

Women’s Super League: West Ham 1 Arsenal 9

League Two: Oldham Athletic 0 Leyton Orient 1

There are so many reasons to be happy and excited ahead of Saturday’s home match against Arsenal.

Arsenal travel to West Ham United in their first away game of the new 2020-21 Women’s Super League season.

England International Rachel Daly says the “ambition and potential” made her want to make the move to West Ham Women.

FC Leytonstone have announced the appointment of Sabah Mahmood as their head of coaching for the newly formed girls’ coaching programme.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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